Cook Looking for Decision Upholding Petitions for Ballot Line

Councilman Gene Cook will be back in court Thursday, looking for a ruling on the validity of petitions that would put him on the ballot as a candidate for Huntington  town supervisor. Ed Smyth, Republican town councilman and candidate for supervisor, sued to knock Cook Read More …

Meet and Greet; Schramm’s Plan

Stephanie Bontempi, Republican candidate for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative  seat, is hosting a casual meet and greet Thursday 5:30 -7:20 pm, at Off Broadway Sports Bar, Off Broadway Sports Bar, 3 Boulevard Ave, Greenlawn. The Schramm Plan Democratic Town Board candidate Joe Schramm is Read More …

Happening in Huntington: School Board in Session; Early Voting

Here are some of the events coming up this week in Huntington. Monday: The Huntington school board returns to in-person meetings Monday night at 7:30 PM. Social distancing guidelines will be in effect. Use of Zoom will discontinue, but meetings will continue to be livestreamed Read More …

Cook Pursues Spot on Ballot With ‘Stop LIPA’ Line

Town Councilman Gene Cook submitted petitions Tuesday to run for Huntington town supervisor on a new political line. Cook said the petitions submitted at the Suffolk County Board of Elections had double the signature requirement needed for the independent line STOP LIPA to appear on Read More …

Meet and Greet With 2 Candidates; Coffee Postponed

Jen Hebert and Joe Schramm, the two Democrats chosen to run for Town Board, are having a meet the candidates event in Centerport Sunday. To RSVP and meet the two who will be running in the June 22 Democratic primary, email [email protected] Coffee Postponed A Read More …

Democratic Online Forum Scheduled

Three Democratics seeking election to the Huntington Town Board in November will meet in an online forum Tuesday. Jen Herbert, former Huntington school board president, Joe Schramm, a Northport businessman and Hunter Gross, who is challenging for a spot on the ballot, will meet at Read More …

Candidate Introductions; Campaign Managers Named

Former Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia is hosting the campaign kickoff of Stephanie Bontempi Thursday, headlined by former US Rep. Peter King, R-Massapequa. Bontempi is running against the Suffolk County 18th District seat currently held by Dr. William Spencer, against Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, a Democrat. Read More …

New Website, Meetings Over Coffee and More

In November, Huntington voters will be choosing among candidates for two open spots on the town board, the next town supervisor, highway superintendent and Suffolk County legislative seats. Campaign 2021 will periodically take a look at what the candidates are doing as they seek office. Read More …

Republicans Pick Smyth for Town Supervisor Race; Bennardo, Ferro on Ticket

Huntington Republicans announced late Friday night  that they had endorse Councilman Edmund Smyth for town supervisor, succeeding Chad Lupinacci, who said Friday afternoon he wouldn’t run again. Also on the Republican slate are retiring South Huntington superintendent Dr. David Bennardo and  Salvatore Ferro, CEO of Read More …

Lupinacci Won’t Run for Second Term

Update Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci announced Friday afternoon that he won’t run for a second term. Town Republicans have been preparing to name their candidates for supervisor and the Town Board, with an announcement expected momentarily. Lupinacci is facing a lawsuit by a former Assembly Read More …